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How To Find The Best Divorce Attorney

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Finding an attorney, especially for a divorce, can be a daunting task. People usually want to find the best divorce attorney, but the term best divorce attorney is subjective. There a few things you should keep in mind, however, when looking for a divorce attorney. Perhaps, the most important factor is whether you feel comfortable with the attorney. It is important to evaluate the attorney and ask questions to gauge whether the attorney would be a good fit for your case. It is crucial that you make sure the attorney you choose is qualified to competently handle your case and...

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House Bill 967: The Collaborative Law Process Act

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[su_audio url="http://www.dewittlaw.com/audio/07172016.mp3"] This week’s topic: Sherri DeWitt discusses the new collaborative divorce statute, House Bill 967 - The Collaborative Divorce Statute. The statute went into effect on July 1, 2016 and is now a sanctioned way, pursuant to Florida Statutes, of handling a divorce should you choose to do so. ...

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Two Local Cases: Foreclosure & Modification of Divorce Action

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DeWitt Law Review is live every Sunday at 10am on WDBO 96.5FM. [su_audio url="http://www.dewittlaw.com/audio/06262016.mp3"] This week’s topic: Sherri DeWitt first reviews two local state court cases. The first case is a foreclosure case out of Volusia County that is currently in the 5th District Court of Appeals. The second case is a modification of a divorce action out of the 1st District Court of Appeals. After discussing these two cases, Sherri reviews the two US Supreme Court decisions that have recently come out. ...

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Orlando Divorce Attorney Explains Top 10 Mistakes Made in Divorce

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1. Engaging in Domestic Violence or Stalking. Domestic violence or stalking may lead to criminal charges or domestic violence injunctions. This can severely impact your divorce case because a judge may award your spouse exclusive use and possession of the marital home and could impose supervised or restricted timesharing with your children as part of an injunction. Additionally, criminal charges could detrimentally impact your future as it may impede your ability to maintain your security clearance or pass an employer’s background check. If the situation with you and your spouse has become volatile, it is recommended that you vacate the marital...

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